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Isaac Falconbury
(Abt 1725-)
Mary Giles
(Abt 1735-)
Jacob Falconbury Sr
(1757-1844)
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Henry B. Falconbury
(1809-1861)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Mary Armstrong

Henry B. Falconbury 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1809, Lincoln County, Kentucky 6
  • Marriage: Mary Armstrong on 20 Oct 1828 in Decatur County, Indiana 1
  • Died: 7 Apr 1861, Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana at age 52 7
  • Buried: Tyner, Marshall, Indiana
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Henry was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky and lived there until he moved with his parents, brothers Joseph and Benjamin and sister Catherine to Decatur County, Indiana near the end of 1826 or early 1827 (Jacob Falconbury sold his land in Kentucky on October 26, 1826).

He married Mary Armstrong in 1828 and is listed as living in Decatur County in the 1830 and 1840 census. According to his obituary, he moved to Marshall County in 1847 and is subsequently found there in both the 1850 and 1860 census. On the last census, he is noted as being 51 years old and employed as a carpenter. He was living in Polk Township, Marshall County, Indiana at the time of his death.
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bullet  Burial Notes:

Interment was in the Blissville Cemetery near Tyner, Indiana.


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Henry married Mary Armstrong on 20 Oct 1828 in Decatur County, Indiana.1 (Mary Armstrong was born about 1811 in Tennessee, died about 20 Aug 1890 in Marshall County, Indiana 8 and was buried on 21 Aug 1890 in Tyner City, Marshall County, Indiana.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Henry's last name is spelled Faulkenberry in this record of his marriage to Mary Armstrong.

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Sources


1 Dodd, Jordan, Indiana Marriages to 1850, [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1997. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by individual counties.

2 GEDCOM from Jan Falconburg; received May 10, 2001.

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4 Reynolds, Lyman Foster, Jacob Falconbury 1757-1844 (Self published, Louisville, Kentucky, January 1993), page 8.

5 United States Federal Census, 1860, [online database] www.ancestry.com, Indiana, Marshall County, Polk Township, Page 6 (June 5).

6 Obituary, "Death of H.B. Falconbury," The Republican, April 11, 1861: Page 3, Column 1. [obituary found and donated by Karen Everdon].

7 Ibid, "Death of H.B. Falconbury," The Republican, April 11, 1861: Page 3, Column 1.
Text of death notice

" We discharge a very painful duty today in announcing the death of H.B. Falconberry, Esq., of Polk township, which occurred on Sunday last, the 7th inst. [my comment: that would have been Sunday April 7, 1861 as date of death for him] He was a most estimable citizen, and leaves behind a host of friends, besides his own family, who sincerely lament his death.
The deceased was born in Lincoln Co., Ky., in 1809, from whence, at the age of 16, he emigrated to Decatur county, in this State [ added- so that would be about 1825], and removed to this county [added- meanign Marshall County, IN] in 1847, where he lived until removed by death. Having confessed Christ before men, and proved his faith by his works, the grim monster found him not unprepared for his summons, but ready to depart and enter into rest.
." [obituary found and donated by Karen Everdon].

8 Newspaper Article, The Republican Aug 29, 1890: Page 4, Col 4. " Mrs. Mary Falconbury, beter known as "Aunt Mary," was buried at the Blissville graveyarrd last Thursday, the 21st. Another pair of tired hands are folded, and the weary body at rest."
. [article found and donated by Karen Everdon].


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